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Oct 8, 2012 5:30pm PDT
tonight. right now in california, the average price of a gallon of gas is $4.67, the highest in the nation and the result of refinery trouble. by comparison, the national average tonight is $3.81 a gallon. but today california governor jerry brown decided to speed up the release of a winter blend of gasoline, and that should bring those record high prices back down to earth later this week. >>> and still ahead right here on "world news," two epic car crashes, this one at nascar, but this other one on a highway with drivers like us, so how do ordinary drivers make it? next, the pros tell us how your family can survive. [ male announcer ] inside the v8 taste lab. tomato, obviously. haha. there's more than that though, there's a kick to it. there's a pop. wahlalalalallala! pepper, but not pepper, i'm getting like, pep-pepper. it's kind of like drinking a food that's a drink, or a drink that's a food, zip zip zip zip zip! i'm literally getting zinged by the flavor. smooth, but crisp. velvety. kind of makes me feel like a dah zing yah woooooh! [ male announcer ] taste it and describe the indesc
Oct 12, 2012 5:30pm PDT
: thunderstorms and lightning lit up the sky in southern california. inside the storms, flooding rains and spectacular hail. >> it's pretty freaky weather down here. when we get a storm, we get it so quick and furious. >> reporter: up to two inches of rain fell in less than half an hour near pasadena, california. >> the roof was just making the worst kind of noise, and then the lightning and the thunder and -- i mean, it would not stop. >> reporter: flash flooding shut down roads. multiple waterspouts and funnels were spotted yesterday along the beaches, from san diego to this one in huntington beach this morning. and in las vegas, roads closed and some schools shut down as record rainfall for the day made sin city's august through october the wettest stretch on record. almost five inches of rain in just three months. that's more than they get on average for an entire year. >> and ginger is here now to tell us, what is happening as it moves across, through the east? >> reporter: well, tonight, in the last couple of hours, we've already seen new mexico have some isolated hail reports co
Oct 23, 2012 5:30pm PDT
ago and will add one more state to the list for the president, adding california to the list and taping jay leno and a town hall on mtv trying to reach young voters so revved up four years ago as they race to it. >> thank you, david. >> what about that big final debate last night. who really won, and what is the after-effect? abc's jake tapper traveling with a revved up president obama today. >> reporter: after a raucous rally in delray beach, florida, this morning -- >> all: four more years. four more years. >> reporter: president obama shared a moment with some enthusiastic supporters. >> i hope you are working really hard in school. >> reporter: unfortunately for the president, these floridians cannot vote and sunshine state polls show romney with momentum, but the president's post-debate swagger was unmistakable. last night the president painted romney as unsure and unsteady on foreign affairs. >> you've been all over the map and all over the map, all over the map. >> reporter: snap polls suggest the president won this final outing. >> i know you haven't been in a positio
Oct 26, 2012 5:30pm PDT
, as always. >>> tonight, california patrol lends a hand, fighting crime in oakland. police are outmanned by the bad guys.. >> thieves swiping smart phones out of rider's hands. tonight police are doing something about it tonight there is big money behind a campaign against a sugar tax. how much soda is outspending. >> and this story, abc 7 news i team back with a connection between a missing san francisco boy and a convicted serial killer. >> previous occasions we have seen a measurable drop in violent crime it worked before, it could work again, police call on a california patrol tonight for help on the streets. good evening, i'm dan ashley. >> a man shot to death this morning in oakland, highlights need for assistance in a city where the crime rate skyrocketed this year. we're live with today's developments. thomas? >> this isn't the first time oakland asked for help from the sheriff's department or chp. but jerry brown was mayor of oakland he asked for same support. now, he's governor and providing it. >> i said those are gunshots. >> jody lives right here near lake merit this, mornin
Oct 1, 2012 5:30pm PDT
to show you the pictures now coming in of central california. at least 40 people hurt in a train crash. an amtrak train colliding with a big rig at a railroad crossing. here's the scene. rescuers carrying passengers away. amtrak says the truck drove into the side of the train, which was traveling from oakland. it is the third time since 2008 that a train has hit a vehicle at that crossing in hanford, california. >>> and also today, an oscar shocker. the host of the 2013 academy awards will be seth macfarlane. and even he wouldn't be surprised if you don't know his name. in fact, last year, he was asked by mtv if he'd ever be running to host the oscars, he said -- >> no, not i. i would -- nobody knows who i am. >> that's not true. >> i don't think -- i think you have to, you know, at least be on a cable show first. >> not so fast. the surprise is on him. he is the creator and the voices on the animated hits "family guy," "american dad" and this summer's sleeper hit, "ted," a movie. and he showed up as the host on the season premiere of "saturday night live," showing his song and dance c
Oct 10, 2012 5:30pm PDT
in a frightening getup from asia to california. yongda harris' flight suit? fireproof leggings, knee pads, a chinese knockoff bulletproof-style vest, all covered by the stereotypical long black trench coat. >> this guy is involved in some sort of delusion or fantasy that's totally inappropriate, obviously. >> reporter: in fact, sources tell abc news harris, carrying only a laptop, wore that vest through security in china. but was taken aside and questioned during his route through south korea and japan, then allowed to proceed to the united states. when he landed in los angeles, a customs agent noticed the unusual garb, checked his bag and police arrested him. >> he had a myriad of items in his checked-in luggage that raised a lot of suspicion. he had a gas mask, knives, handcuffs. >> reporter: still, it may surprise the average passenger, none of that frightening gear, not even the body bags in his luggage, is banned from planes. only a smoke grenade, also found in his checked luggage, is illegal, and the tsa is investigating how korean authorities let it get aboard. and while it could h
Oct 16, 2012 5:30pm PDT
that a frown from your boss is not necessarily a bad thing. a new study from the university of california found that powerful people do not smile as often at people they consider important, part of the competitive edge. they smile more often at people they don't take seriously in the office scramble for success, and all day long, a huge shoutout for two people in the news. funny girls tina fey and amy poehler tapped to host the 70th annual golden globes, the first time both co-hosts are women. a dream "saturday night live" reunion. >> you know, hillary and i don't agree on everything. >> anything. >> i believe that diplomacy should be the cornerstone of any foreign policy. >> and i can see russia from my house. [ laughter ] >> and tonight, the previous host, ricky gervais wished them luck saying "let me know if you run out of scientology gags." and we really want to hear from you so send us picture, people and quotes that capture your imagination every day online at or tweet them to us at #instantindex. >>> coming up, we'll show you 21 pages of secret negotiations, candidates haggle
Oct 24, 2012 5:30pm PDT
and california and the pin pad devices were gone. barnes and noble was so concerned it took the pin pads out of all its 700 stores nationwide. tonight, it's unclear how the thievs infiltrated the stores. what is clear is the ominous potential for the thieves to run up thousands of dollars in purchases, ruin credit and even steal customer identities. >> they now have to monitor credit reports, they have to monitor their bank statements. >> reporter: authorities now warn they're expecting more scams like this, targeting other stores. pierre thomas, abc news, new york. >>> now, we turn to a different kind of security breach at one of the nation's largest airports, jfk here in new york. a brazen and bizarre incident this summer, a jet skier who hopped a fence and exposed security problems. abc's jim avila spoke to him in an abc news exclusive. >> reporter: america's airports aren't as secured as the public might think. from rogue pilots climbing the fence at st. george, utah, driving a jet into the terminal. or this 2010 wild ride at dallas' lovefield. >> what's the protocol of something like th
Oct 11, 2012 5:30pm PDT
73 bids on this california house alone. it sold in one week for nearly double the asking price. this three-bedroom, two-bathroom house in a los angeles suburb has only been on the market for a couple of hours and already, take a look at this. dozens of realtors have stopped by to scope out this property for their hungry clients. so, what's behind this sudden crush? fewer houses for sale. compared to just a year ago, foreclosures are down that 16%. the last time the numbers were this low was before the recession hit. those days of all those cheap homes driving down prices are ending. >> we've clearly hit the bottom, and i think that's what everybody has been waiting for. >> reporter: but there's still a long way to go. many aren't moving because they owe too much on their mortgage and can't afford to sell at these prices. six years ago, the median home price was about $230,000. today, it's just above $187,000. whether oneita parker wins this bidding war or not -- are you going to put a bid on this one? >> most likely, yeah. >> reporter: her eagerness to buy is a good sign for ho
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